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Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Recognizes 28 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys; Three Named “Lawyers of the Year”

August 15, 2013 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 2013: Twenty-eight Farella Braun + Martel LLP attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Additionally, three Farella partners have been recognized as a 2014 Lawyer of the Year. Only one lawyer in each specialty in a designated metropolitan area is selected for this prestigious honor.

 

Deborah S. Ballati: Best Lawyers 2014 San Francisco Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

James A. Bruen: Best Lawyers 2014 San Francisco Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants “Lawyer of the Year."

Douglas R. Young: Best Lawyers 2014 San Francisco Litigation - Securities “Lawyer of the Year.”

  

Farella attorneys featured in the 2014 edition include:

 

George T. Argyris: Trusts and Estates

Deborah S. Ballati: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction

Jerome I. Braun: Appellate Law

James A. Bruen: Environmental Law; Litigation–Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action–Defendants

Fred Caspersen: Trusts and Estates

John L. Cooper: Commercial Litigation; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Intellectual Property Litigation–Patent

Dennis M. Cusack: Insurance Law

Adam C. Dawson: Construction Law

Scott Douglass: Construction Law

Hank Evans: Banking and Finance Law

Frank E. Farella: Corporate Law

William R. Friedrich: Insurance Law

Dean M. Gloster: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Neil A. Goteiner: Commercial Litigation

Alan E. Harris: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction

Robert L. Hines: Environmental Law

William P. Keane: White Collar Criminal Defense

Chris Locke: Environmental Law; Litigation–Environmental

Mary E. McCutcheon: Insurance Law

Cynthia R. Rowland: Non-Profit/Charities Law; Tax Law

Richard M. Shapiro: Real Estate Law

Charles M. Sink: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction

Jeffrey A. Sykes: Construction Law

Deborah K. Tellier: Environmental Law

Richard Van Duzer: Litigation–Construction

Steven Vettel: Land Use & Zoning Law

Brandon Wisoff: Commercial Litigation

Douglas R. Young: Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Securities; White Collar Criminal Defense

 

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. More than 50,000 attorneys cast more than five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related specialties. Because of the rigorous and transparent methodology used by Best Lawyers, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

 

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

 

Contact:

Cheryl Loof

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

415 954-4433 / [email protected]

 

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